The End of ENDS

The Indian government has just introduced a complete ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems or ENDS. The ordinance, approved by the Union Cabinet, details a ban on nine forms of vape and e-cigarette related activities, including production, manufacturing, transport, sale, distribution, storage, advertising and import and export. This decisive action follows global backlash towards the […]

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Sticks & Stones: Strange Sports From Around The World You Need To See To Believe

In the year 2012, a shocking revelation came in the form of an official response to a query submitted to The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports by 12-year-old Aishwarya Parashar. The inquisitive child from Lucknow filed a Right To Information (RTI) application to the Prime Minister’s office for official copies of the declaration of […]

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Wildlife Kabini

Meet Harsha Narasimhamurthy, a wildlife photographer with a deep-rooted reverence for the creatures of the wild. Known as “The Cat Man” to his friends and associates, Harsha has an intrinsic talent for tracking big cats. With many accolades to his name, Harsha views photography as a digital form of painting- a skill that calls for […]

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New York on Film

Sai Abhishek is a freelance cinematographer from Ooty, who spends his time travelling the world with his trusty camera in tow; a digital nomad in search of the perfect shot. He spends his days shooting documentaries and travel videos, transmuting his breathtaking experiences into film. His most recent piece takes us on a journey through […]

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PSYCHEDELICS AND PSYCHOTHERAPY: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?

  Alaia Singh  It has been over 10,000 years since psychoactive plants were first used in ancient rituals, more than a century since Anton Köllisch synthesized MDMA, and over eighty years since Albert Hoffman first synthesized LSD.  Just this april Rick Doblin, founder of MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies) gave the first official TED […]

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THE LESSER KNOWN INDIAN INFLUENCE ON THE EARLY STAGES OF RASTAFARI AND JAMAICAN CULTURE

THE LESSER KNOWN INDIAN INFLUENCE ON THE EARLY STAGES OF RASTAFARI AND JAMAICAN CULTURE  Samarah Mamaji  Colonial subjugation lasting well over a century leaves deep scars in the culture and soul of a community. Ironically, it also facilitates the intermingling of cultures, two oceans apart; in a way that one couldn’t possibly imagine. At the turn of […]

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KASHMIR ON FILM

KASHMIR ON FILM Naveed is a visual artist who gravitates towards all forms of artistic expression. An alumnus of College of Art, Delhi, Naveed is also the co-founder & curator of India Photo Story – a collective of fine art photographers & beyond. Naveed has a keen interest in illustration and photography and his work […]

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TRANQUIL BALI

TRANQUIL BALI Sai Joseph’s talent and versatility is fascinating. Being a freelance cinematographer and farmer is a rare combination indeed! He uses a sony a7iii as his primary camera while travelling the world in search of rare footage. His recent series took place in Bali. Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic […]

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MADNESS JAMS PRESENTS: LIFAFA AND TIENAS

MADNESS JAMS PRESENTS: LIFAFA AND TIENAS  Alaia Singh On Saturday, 13th July, Madness Jams, gathered an intimate crowd on the fourth floor at WeWork BKC, a co- working space. Madness Jams is known to showcase artists through these personal settings and create quality digital content for unique talent.  As the crowd trickled in, the big […]

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THE NECTAR OF GODS: Discovering The Way Of The Shamanic Ayahuasca In Peru

THE NECTAR OF GODS: Discovering The Way Of The Shamanic Ayahuasca In Peru INSIDE ME | AYAHUASCA  TheVibe Editorial An ancient Amazonian plant-based healing called the Ayahuasca may hold the secrets to the purpose ofhuman life. We got chatty with Nikhil Jaykar, the founder of Spirit Travels — a curated travel company, which is all […]

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